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George Soros says Obama victory means 'more sensible politics'
November 7, 2012 / 4:57 AM / 5 years ago

George Soros says Obama victory means 'more sensible politics'

George Soros, chairman of the Soros Fund Management and Open Society, speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

REUTERS - Billionaire investor George Soros said late Tuesday that the re-election of President Barack Obama will open “the door for a more sensible politics.”

Soros, who has contributed mightily to Democratic causes, told Reuters: ”I‘m delighted that President Obama has won. The American electorate has rejected extremist positions, opening the door for a more sensible politics.

“Hopefully the Republicans in office will make better partners in the coming years, most urgently in avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff.”

Reporting By Jennifer Ablan and Matthew Goldstein; Editing by Doina Chiacu

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